The University of Bolton Student Services

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Resources brought together by the Life Lounge team

Disability Services

To find out more about what the Disability Services team have to offer please visit their page for more information. Or you can contact them directly on the contact details below. The section explores what support is available, inclusive teaching strategies and more. 



Disability Services is located behind Student Services in Chancellors Mall at the University Of Bolton

Telephone: 01204 903478

Email Disinfo@bolton.ac.uk

Support outside of the University

Everyone with long term conditions and disabilities has a different journey and experience.

For some, there may be time seeking the support, advice and guidance of a Charity would be helpful. 

Why not visit Charity Choice's search engine. A helpful webpage where you can search a variety of different charities throughout the UK. 


Mencap is a UK learning disability charity working with people with learning disabilities and their families and carers. Phone: 02074540454 Email: information@mencap.org.uk Website: www.mencap.org.uk

National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society is a charity which exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs. Tel: 02078332299 Email: nas@nas.org.uk Website: www.nas.org.uk

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)

A charity which exists to improve the quality of life of all people with a learning disability. Tel: 01562723010 Email: enquiries@bild.org.uk Website: www.bild.org.uk



The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) has been the voice of dyslexic people since 1972. We are a membership organisation working to achieve a dyslexia-friendly society for all. Website: https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/



Leading charity in the UK supporting deaf people, people with hearing loss and tinnitus. Website: https://actiononhearingloss.org.uk/


STUDENTS UNION  The SU at the University of Bolton provides excellent opportunities for students to connect with others and find people with similar experiences. You can also access variety of support at the SU. Take a look at the SU Website for more information including societies that they offer

Support for Carers

Being a carer is rewarding and fun, however at times it can be difficult and we can need the support of others. Below you will find information about services supporting carers. 

HFT - Family Carer Support Service

The HFT Family Carer Support Service offers a variety information and support to family carers. Tel: 01179061751 Email: familycarersupport@hft.org.uk or info@hft.org.uk Website: www.hft.org.uk


A UK leading Charity their webpage has a raft of advice and information for Carers in the UK. Visit it here https://www.carersuk.org/


Bolton carers offers support, advise and much more to Carers in the Bolton area. Website: https://www.boltoncarers.org.uk/ 24/7 Phoneline 01204 363056. Services on phoneline vary.